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  • Signboards cautioning motorists of animal crossings will be Installed soon
  • Rouhani says US wants to cause insecurity in Iran but will not succeed
  • Traditional welcome awaits Rahul Gandhi at Amethi
  • Ruling AIADMK MLA Karunas arrested for provocative speech
  • Militant killed, CASO continues in Pulwama
  • Pleasant morning in Delhi, rain likely
  • PMJAY big step towards providing good quality, accessible healthcare to poor : PM
  • Transforming herself with raw food, 76 yrs 'young' American lady wants to learn Yoga from Modi
  • UN Chief 'alarmed' by ceasefire violations in Libya; condoles loss of lives
  • Encounter ensues during CASO in Pulwama
  • Highway linking Ladakh with valley closed, Kashmir, Mughal road open
  • Pakistan FM in US to attend UNGA session
  • Higher MSP to drive 25 pc surge in gold demand
  • China cancels military talks with US in protest at sanctions over Russia military equipment
  • Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 218
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Vietnamese capital Hanoi asks people not to eat dog meat

12 Sep 2018 | 1:46 PM

Hanoi, Sep 12 (UNI) Officials in Vietnam's capital Hanoi are urging residents to stop eating dog meat as it could hurt the city's reputation and lead to diseases like rabies, said a BBC News report on Wednesday.

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Brazil election: Jailed ex-leader Lula pulls out of election

12 Sep 2018 | 11:28 AM

Brasilia, Sep 12 (UNI) Former Brazilian President Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva has pulled out of next month's presidential election, allowing his running mate to stand in his place, said a BBC News report on Wednesday.

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Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report

Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report

12 Sep 2018 | 8:12 AM

Rome, Sep 12 (UNI) New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 report said on Wednesday.

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Kulsoom's death: Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law to get parole

Kulsoom's death: Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law to get parole

11 Sep 2018 | 6:10 PM

Islamabad, Sep 11 (UNI) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar will be granted parole, to attend Mr Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom's funeral, who died at a London hospital on Tuesday.

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Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passes away

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passes away

11 Sep 2018 | 5:10 PM

London, Sep 11 (UNI) Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's wife, Begum Kulsoom, passed away on Tuesday, according to the media reports.

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Delaying breakfast, expediting dinner can aid weight loss

11 Sep 2018 | 4:37 PM

London, Sep 11 (UNI) Putting the earlier studies to back-burner, which suggested early breakfast as the way to go for weight loss, a new study has revealed that delaying breakfast time by 90 minutes and having dinner as early as 90 minutes before time, can reduce the body fat by almost 50 per cent.

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India wants trade deal for first time: Trump

India wants trade deal for first time: Trump

11 Sep 2018 | 4:00 PM

Washington, Sep 11 (UNI) US President Donald Trump is understood to have said that India has expressed its desire to have a trade deal with his country despite the tough stance taken by his administration on the issue.

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As polls approach Bangladesh, Oppn in dilemma over leader

11 Sep 2018 | 3:01 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Sep 11 (UNI) Preparations are on full swing in the neighbouring Bangladesh for the general elections, scheduled to be held in December, even as Opposition BNP continues negotiation with Jukta (United) Front and Gano Forum, to forge a greater alliance.

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Explosion triggers fire in Nigeria, kills 35

Explosion triggers fire in Nigeria, kills 35

11 Sep 2018 | 2:55 PM

Abuja, Sep 11 (UNI) A gas tanker has exploded in north Nigerian state of Nasarawa, leading to a major fire, which took lives of 35 people and left several injured, the state emergency agency said here on Tuesday.

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US closes PLO office, adding pressure on Palestinians

11 Sep 2018 | 1:38 PM

Washington, Sep 11 (UNI) The Trump administration has announced its decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) office in Washington, a move to further press the Palestinians into peace talks with Israel while invoking strong objections.

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Koreas to hold working-level military talks on Sep 13

11 Sep 2018 | 1:34 PM

Seoul, Sep 11 (UNI) South Korea and North Korea (DPRK - Democratic People's Republic of Korea) agreed to hold the working-level talks on military affairs later this week, Seoul's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Almost 6k personnel quit Nepal Police in four years

11 Sep 2018 | 1:28 PM

Kathmandu, Sep 11 (UNI) As many as 5,916 personnel have quit Nepal Police over a period of four years, according to the media reports here.

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Mishra appointed chief justice

11 Sep 2018 | 1:26 PM

Kathmandu, Sep 11 (UNI) Senior-most Justice Om Prakash Mishra has been appointed the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, according the media reports.

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More support vital to put Afghanistan back on positive trajectory

11 Sep 2018 | 1:22 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) After four decades of conflict and insecurity, and with elections to be held in the coming months against a backdrop of growing humanitarian need, Afghanistan needs more support than ever to tackle its challenges, have said the United Nations humanitarian and refugee chiefs after a joint two-day visit in the country.

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Climate change moving faster than we are, says UN chief

Climate change moving faster than we are, says UN chief

11 Sep 2018 | 1:11 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said if the world doesn't change course by 2020, we run the risk of runaway climate change.

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